The Serpent and the Rope by Raja Rao – Book Review

The Serpent and the Rope by Raja Rao book review summary analysis literature Indian Active Reader

Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1964, The Serpent and the Rope is undoubtedly the magnum opus of Raja Rao. Regarded as one of the greatest figures in Indian English literature, along with R K Narayan and M R Anand, Raja Rao has explored the indefinite path of Indian philosophy, spirituality and Hindu Darshan in this novel. Many critics believe, and it apparently appears to be the case, the author has based the storyline of this novel on the

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Casino Royale – Ian Fleming – Book Review

Casino Royale by Ian Fleming Review

Whenever you think about either a spy movie or spy thriller novel, with the blink of eyes the first name you will recall is surely gonna be James Bond. Well, I am not here to put up a fight with the fans of Jason Bourne or Ethan Hunt. Neither am I here to hail-high his lordship, James Bond. However, James Bond’s fame is something that can seldom be matched by any other fictional characters! Ian Fleming, the novelist

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The Guide

The Guide Book Review active reader

Book Title: The Guide
Author: R. K. Narayan
Review by: Active Reader
First Published: 1958
Edition Read: Indian Thought, 2011
Rating: 4/5 stars
One-line-thought: A novel which takes the eloping romance into a philosophical abyss


Hello, friends and readers of Active Reader book review blog! We are here with our very first review. We are going to review the classic Indian novel, The Guide, by R. K. Narayan. Certainly

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